Marisha is a UBC student completing a B.Sc in Behavioural Neuroscience with a minor in Health & Society. She discovered her passion for neuroscience and public health through her involvements with the UBC Neuroscience Club. In her free time she enjoys giving campus tours as a UBC Student Ambassador and learning more about sustainable practices around Vancouver.
Social Media Coordinator
Elaine is a first year UBC Science student who is passionate about psychology and neuroscience. She is excited to join the VBIA volunteer team as the volunteer coordinator assistant. Her hobbies include hiking, playing piano/flute/piccolo, and cooking!
Social Media Team Member
Armita is a UBC Science student who has been volunteering at VBIA since 2017. Armita’s artistic works are used in VBIA’s website design, as well as posters designed and distributed by VBIA. Armita is passionate about helping people in need and strongly believes that together we can make a difference.
Photographer and Graphic Designer
Armaghan has a BSc in Statistics, as well as training in Photography and Graphic Design. Armaghan is a great artist and has been volunteering for VBIA since 2019.
Angela has a BSc in Biology, with a minor in psychology. Angela is passionate about healthcare rights and has been volunteering for VBIA
since December 2018.
Amanda is a very enthusiastic volunteer at VBIA who helps us with our one-on-one case management service.
News Section Coordinator
Jian is a KPU student majoring in BSc in psychology. He is very passionate about neural networks, in particular among individuals with neurodegenerative disorder. Jian started volunteering at VBIA since 2019 and helps with updating scientific news related to brain injury weekly as well as research studies done at VBIA.
Handy Helper and Transporter Extraordinaire
Gerry is an acquired brain injury survivor of a workplace accident. for years, Gerry spent years trying to get help dealing with WorkSafe BC. He volunteers with all aspects of set-up and take-down for the support group meetings and assists with transportation and flyer distribution.
Outreach Team Member
Soroush has been volunteering at VBIA since 2017. He is passionate about pursuing a craeer in a medical field. Soroush is fluent both in Eglish and Farsi.
Outreach Team Member
Arman is an eager volunteer who is particularly passionate about helping people in need. He is fluent both in Eglish and Farsi. Arman’s hobby is playing basketball.